Sentences Containing 'dissent'
The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.
And though this reasoning may contradict the systems of many philosophers, in ascribing necessity to the determinations of the will, we shall find, upon reflection, that they dissent from it in words only, not in their real sentiment.
But though without dissent this point be fixed, how is mortal man to account for it?
Dissent is a quarterly magazine focusing on politics and culture edited by Michael Kazin.
"Dissent" set out to "dissent from the bleak atmosphere of conformism that pervades the political and intellectual life of the United States."
From its inception, "Dissent"'s politics deviated from the standard ideological positions of the left and right.
In the 1960s and 1970s, "Dissent"’s skepticism toward Third World revolutions, national liberation theories, and the culture of the New Left occasionally isolated it from student movements.
Although "Dissent" still identifies itself with the democratic socialism of its founders, its editors and contributors represent a broad spectrum of political outlooks.
For example, "Dissent" editors and writers disagreed regarding the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
A dissenting opinion (or dissent) is an opinion in a legal case written by one or more judges expressing disagreement with the majority opinion of the court which gives rise to its judgment.
In some cases, a previous dissent is used to spur a change in the law, and a later case will write a majority opinion for the same rule of law formerly cited by the dissent.
The dissent may disagree with the majority for any number of reasons: a different interpretation of the case law, use of different principles, or a different interpretation of the facts.
A dissent in part is a dissenting opinion that disagrees selectively—specifically, with one part of the majority holding.
In the mid-20th century, it became customary for the members of the U.S. Supreme Court and many state supreme courts to end their dissenting opinions with a variation on the phrase "I respectfully dissent."
Farmer issued a dissent in the 3-to-1 ruling, arguing that card check was an unreliable method of determining union support.
In 2003, Brind was invited to the NCI workshop, where he was the only one to formally dissent.
There was some dissent within the room, with dissenters arguing that the proposed constitution did not represent the opinions of Zimbabweans on issues such as Presidential powers.
This is the first deliberate and formal endorsement of latitudinarian opinions in the article of the Trinity by the collective authority of any tolerated section of English dissent.
According to the dissent, "the reports essentially validate what we have been saying all along: the policymakers' statements were substantiated by the intelligence...it was the intelligence that was faulty."
The dissent focused mainly on the Committee's reluctance to include statements made by previous administrations and members of Congress with regard to prewar intelligence.
According to the dissent, "neither President nor the Vice President said this."
Judge Benavides issued a strong dissent.
Faced with internal dissent, Solanke stepped down as Secretary-General in 1949, to campaign against communist influence in the union.
Upon the publication of his "Observations on Religious Dissent" in August 1834, in which he defended the right of non-Anglicans to attend Oxford, John Henry Newman responded with the "Elucidations".
Resistance and dissent continued, but took other forms.
But along the way, he had also begun to accumulate a record of incidents of dissent.
In 1842 he preached a sermon before the university, published as "Via Media; or the Church of England our providential path between Romanism and Dissent".
Unfortunately, this causes panic and dissent among the city and results in innocent patrolmen being shot to death by paranoid people.
As with many bands known for experimentation, changes have inevitably resulted in dissent among critics and fans.
For Kovel, capitalism is "happy to enlist" the Green movement for "convenience", "control over popular dissent" and "rationalization".
The essay was first published in the Summer 1957 issue of "Dissent", before being published separately by City Lights.
For the foregoing reasons I dissent from the Court's holding.
Some courts have relied heavily on Circuit Judge Konzinski's strong dissent from the "White" decision in order to deny a "Right of Publicity" claim.
Discussion and dissent between army, corps and division was tolerated, although it was not uniformly evident.
Other campaigns have included petitions, most notably A Scientific Dissent From Darwinism.
These petitions include A Scientific Dissent From Darwinism, Physicians and Surgeons for Scientific Integrity, Physicians and Surgeons who Dissent from Darwinism, and the now-defunct Stand Up For Science.
Physicians and Surgeons who Dissent from Darwinism.
Physicians and Surgeons who Dissent from Darwinism is a petition promoting intelligent design.
The wording of this statement is very similar to the wording of the Discovery Institute's petition, ""A Scientific Dissent from Darwinism"", which has been widely criticized for being inaccurate and misleading.
By May 8, 2006, the PSSI "Dissent" petition had 34 signatories.
The PSSI invites holders of the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., or similar degrees to sign the "Dissent" petition.
Statement of "A Scientific Dissent from Darwinism": The value of the opinions of physicians, surgeons, veterinarians, optometrists and other signatories of this petition is not clear.
Over the next decades the Shah increased the economic strength of Iran but he also repressed political dissent.
Chief Justice John Roberts voiced in his dissent the opinion that mandatory life sentences “could not plausibly be described” as unusual when a majority of states endorse them.
Our role, however, is to apply the law, not to answer such questions.” A separate dissent was filed by Justice Samuel Alito.
The rights-based strategy of dissent soon merged with the idea of human rights.
Shanghai Normal University employed undergraduates to monitor for signs of dissent and post on university forums.
This result sparked further demonstrations, and Maga, Soglo, Apithy, and Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin were forbidden to enter the country, in an attempt to crack down on dissent.
Ramm's book was supportive of religious and scientific dissent from flood geology.
Sulak Sivaraksa’s presents his view of Buddhism is his autobiography, "Loyalty Demands Dissent".
More Vocab Wordsbarefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
cleft - N: split
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
cession - yielding to another; ceding